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Primary Care Providers Win Challenge of CMS Interpretation of Enhanced Payment Law

With the help and support of the Tennessee Medical Association, 21 Tennessee physicians of underserved communities joined together and retained Bass, Berry & Sims to file suit against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to stop improper collection efforts. Our team, led by David King, was successful in halting efforts to recoup TennCare payments that were used legitimately to expand services in communities that needed them. Read more

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Download the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017, authored by Bass, Berry & Sims

The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

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Labor Talk Blog: NLRB Orders Review of Decision that Northwestern Football Players are Primarily Employees


April 25, 2014

In a short ruling issued Thursday, April 24, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) granted Northwestern University's request for review of a regional director's decision that Northwestern football players are primarily employees and therefore can be represented by a union. Readers will recall the extensive discussion triggered first by a petition for representation filed in late January by CAPA, the College Athletes Players Association. NLRB Regional Director Peter Ohr later found that the players were primarily employees and scheduled a union representation vote. The vote is set for today, April 25.

Northwestern was critical of the Regional Director's findings and filed a petition asking the NLRB for a review (and reversal) of the decision. The NLRB granted the review. The NLRB determined that the ruling raised substantial issues that deserved a review by the NLRB. The vote will still occur. However, the results of the vote will not be made public until after the NLRB completes its review of the decision.

Stay tuned!

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